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Here at Canadianbudget.ca we love to share tips and best practices around personal finance and helping Canadians learn how to invest their money to grow wealth. 

Reading these personal finance and investing articles will help you improve your financial literacy, understand more complex financial topics, and help you learn the importance of investing for the future. 

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The S&P 500 Index Demystified: A Beginner’s Guide

April 4, 2024

The S&P 500 Index Demystified: A Beginner's Guide The most widely touted advice among financial influencers on the internet is...

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FHSA

FHSA Canada: Understanding the newest tool…

March 14, 2024

Understanding the FHSA, Canada’s newest tool for homeownership The FHSA in Canada is a new account for aspiring homeowners. Is it...

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What is a defined benefit retirement plan

What is a Defined Benefit Retirement…

February 15, 2024

What is a Defined Benefit Retirement Plan? Throughout your career search, you may come across some employers that offer a...

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Should you open an RESP

Should You Open An RESP? 3…

February 6, 2024

Financial Priorities: 3 Reasons Parents Should Not Open An RESP And Invest For Their Kids Many millennial parents are struggling...

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5 Ways Beginner Bloggers Can Monetize…

February 1, 2024

5 Ways Beginner Bloggers Can Monetize Their Content for Profit Social media is awash with posts and reels claiming you...

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investing platforms for beginners in Canada

The 5 Best Investing Platforms for…

January 18, 2024

5 best investing platforms for beginners in Canada - Not sure where to start when it comes to investing? Let...

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How Do You Use Credit Cards…

January 15, 2024

How do you use credit cards wisely? This beginners guide to using credit to your benefit and avoiding credit card...

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Nailing Your Professional Growth Goals: 6…

January 4, 2024

Nailing Your Professional Growth Goals: 6 Steps to Crafting a Strong Career Trajectory Building a successful career is all about...

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What is a soft credit check…

December 5, 2023

What Is A Soft Credit Check in Canada: What You Need to Know While applying for a new loan, mortgage...

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2024 TFSA Contribution Limit

2024 TFSA Contribution Limit Misunderstandings

November 13, 2023

The 2024 TFSA Contribution Limit & Why Most Canadians Misunderstand It The TFSA (Tax-Free Savings Account) is one of Canadians'...

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Employer Pension Plans Canada: A Millennial…

November 8, 2023

Have an employer sponsored pension, and confused as to what that means for your future financial planning? Come along as...

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5 reasons you need to be investing

5 Reasons You Need To Be…

July 28, 2023

5 Reasons You Need To Be Investing, As A Canadian Woman. If you’re a Canadian Woman who wants to start...

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3 Simple Things To Improve Your…

April 21, 2023

Three simple tools to help you improve your finances today!

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Dividend Investor

How To Become a Dividend Investor

March 12, 2023

How To Become A Dividend Investor So, you are curious about how to become a dividend investor? Investing in the...

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Life Insurance Basics for Canadian Families

November 14, 2022

Life Insurance Basics For Canadian Families Here are some life insurance basics every Canadian family should know! When you're budgeting...

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Bear Market Affirmations

Five Affirmations in a Bear Market

November 7, 2022

Five Affirmations in a Bear Market Take a deep breath … relax … exhale … repeat. Yes, there is a bear...

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Unbiased financial Advice

How To Get Unbiased Financial Advice

September 19, 2022

How to get unbiased financial advice In the world of finance, there is almost always quite a large knowledge imbalance...

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Pension contribution

Employer Pension Match

September 6, 2022

Are you missing out on this amazing employment benefit? Don't leave this money on the table.

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How to Invest in Canada

April 4, 2022

Investing can be confusing, so much so that it prevents people from starting to invest, or feeling comfortable with investing....

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6 considerations before investing

6 Things You Must Consider Before…

March 30, 2022

Before you start investing, consider these 6 things to make sure you are ready to start!

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invest in real estate

How to invest in real estate…

March 16, 2022

How to Invest In Real Estate With No Down Payment Buying a home as a primary residence is usually one...

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3 ways to manage money as a couple

3 Ways to Manage Money as…

February 22, 2022

Manage money as a couple.As a couple gets more serious, they need to decide how they will manage their money...

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New Years Goal Setting

January 20, 2022

Learn how to identify and work toward your Financial Goals.

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Year in Review

2021 Year In Review

January 20, 2022

Looking back at the past year, in review, there have been many challenges of course. COVID continued, work was a...

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Baby is born… Now what?

January 20, 2022

Baby is born... now what? On top of the oodles of love, dozens of appointments, bazillions of pictures, stress and...

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Learnings from an unexpected loss in…

January 20, 2022

Unexpected Loss in the family Last year we tragically and unexpectedly lost a close family member, my father in law....

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ETFs vs stocks

ETF’s vs Stocks

January 16, 2021

Comparing ETF's vs Individual Stocks Want to start investing, but have no idea where to start or what investments to...

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Home Selling

Selling our home in a Pandemic

January 1, 2021

Home selling in a pandemicWell, We did it!! We sold our Condo! Selling our home in a pandemic was not...

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Bank rates

Bank Rates and Fees

November 29, 2020

Understanding bank rates and fees for Canadians. How to lower your bank fees. Are online banks legit?

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Learning about money

Learning about Money

September 12, 2020

Learning about money What is the earliest memory you have when it comes to learning about money? A lot of...

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